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Wish You Were Here: Castaways Resort, New Zealand

Glamping done right.

What are your thoughts on baths? How do you feel about private sunken baths? What about a private sunken bath tub overlooking the Tasman Sea? Not the worst thing in the world, right?

Say hello to this rad glamping spot at the Castaways Resort near Auckland, New Zealand.

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Sitting on the side of a mountain on the south-western corner of Auckland is a resort glam camping experience right at your fingertips. This is where relaxation meets comfort – enjoy a deluxe king bed, gourmet food and your very own outdoor bath – it’s the epitome of glam camping, with no mosquito nets or flimsy tents in sight.

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The Castaways resort overlooks Karioitahi Beach, a remarkable black sand beach that is perfect for a huge range of activities. About 50 minutes from Auckland’s CBD, the Castaways lodge seems perfect for a weekend escape. There’s even a relaxing Bersentai day spa that includes hot stone massages, outdoor stone baths and nourishing facials.

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A night at the Castaways coastal glamping spot will set you back around $430 per couple.

(Images: Castaways Resort)

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